To date, Eritrea does not have any climate change related laws.

Five Year Indicative Development Plan (FYIDP) ( 2009 / Mitigation and adaptation Framework )

The Five Year Indicative Development Plan (FYIDP) (2009-2013) has devoted an entire chapter for environmental issues and management. It states that “economic development, should be environmentally sustainable, and that economic growth and development must be achieved without damaging the overall ecosystem on which posterity depends”. 148. During the five year period (2009-2013) of the FYIDP,…read more

Renewable Energy Sub-Sector Policy, MOME ( 1997 )

Objectives of this policy include the promotion of sustainable biomass fuels and appropriate alternatives, and to exploit renewable energy potential.…read more

Economy-wide

NDC Laws and National Policies

23.1% (unconditional) to 36.4% (conditional) reduction by 2020, 30.2% (unconditional) to 61.1% (conditional) reduction by 2025, and 39.2% (unconditional) to 80.6% (conditional) by 2030 in CO2 emissions from fossil fuels compared to the reference year. This translates to reaching 1.3 MtCO2 (unconditional) to 1.1 MtCO2 (conditional) reduction in 2020, 1.6 MtCO2 (unconditional) to 0.9 MtCO2 (conditional) reduction in 2025, and 1.9 MtCO2 (unconditional) to 0.6 MtCO2 (conditional) in 2030 from fossil fuel CO2

Economy Wide | Baseline Scenario Target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: N/A

Source: NDC

There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Agriculture

NDC Laws and National Policies

Rehabilitations degraded land program for agriculture over 250,000 ha

Land And Soil Management

There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Livestock production increased by 75%

Livestock

Development and promotion of irrigation scheme by 170, 000 ha

Irrigation

Crop production of pulses will cover 25% of total cultivable land by 2030

Crops | Target year: 2030

Promotion of Conservation Agriculture/Climate Smart Agriculture in 5% of the cultivable land

Climate Smart Agriculture

Source: NDC

Buildings

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Coastal Zones

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Cross-Cutting Area

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Disaster Risk Management (DRM)

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Energy

NDC Laws and National Policies

-50% transmission and distribution losses

Supply-Side Efficiency: Grid/Energy Loss Reduction

There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

70% renewables in the total electricity generation mix

Renewable Energy

Source: NDC

Environment

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Health

NDC Laws and National Policies

Prevalence of climate change related to public health problems and diseases will be prevented and reduced by 90%

Disease Surveillance And Control

Source: NDC

There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Industry

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

LULUCF

NDC Laws and National Policies

Sustainable Land Management practice will be implemented in 15% of Eritrean total land covered | Development and establishment of new enclosure areas over 750,000 ha

Sustainable Land Management

There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Afforestation program will cover over 36,000 ha

Afforestation

Source: NDC

Social Development

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Tourism

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Transportation

NDC Laws and National Policies

400 km rail transportation

Rail

Source: NDC

There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Urban

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Waste

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Water

NDC Laws and National Policies

Wastewater treatment plant established to treat 3 million m3 of water/year

Wastewater Treatment

There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Safe drinking water supply will increase from 75% to 100%|Desalination of sea water for domestic and economic sectors in 15 coastal towns and villages and 7 islands

Water Quality

Construction of 90 new dams and 120 pounds

Water Infrastructure

Source: NDC

To date, Eritrea does not have any litigation listed.
Last modified 8 May, 2017